[whatwg] A plea to Hixie to adopt <main>

Steve Faulkner faulkner.steve at gmail.com
Fri Dec 14 05:03:43 PST 2012

Hi Cory,

> I don't know if this is relevant at all, but according to the spec
> (section 4.4.1), "The body element represents the main content of the
> document." What would you say is the relation between this use of the
> term "main" and your use of the term here? Might it perhaps be more
> accurate to state, "The body element represents the *entire* content
> of the document" (or something like that). I don't really know -- just
> asking.

I filed a bug about this recently:

with regards

Steve Faulkner

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